Illinois General Assembly

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Name: Illinois General Assembly
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Local lawmakers to host tax seminar in Lisle

LISLE – Republican state lawmakers Sen. Christine Radogno, Rep. Jim Durkin and Rep. Ron Sandack will host a free tax seminar at 10 a.m. July 31 at the Lisle Township Tax Assessors Office, 4721 Indiana Ave., according to a news release from the Illinois ... [Published MySuburbanLife.com - 17 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

LEGISLATIVE I.G. HAS FINANCIAL TIES TO MADIGAN, OTHER LAWMAKERS

The Illinois General Assembly’s recently appointed acting legislative inspector general has a resume that includes stints as a state’s attorney, U.S. attorney and top aide to then-Gov. Jim Edgar.It’s a mix of political and prosecutorial experience legislators ... [Published HighBeam Research - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Motor fuel tax a nonstarter in Macon County

DECATUR – As expected, Macon County will not seek to implement a local motor fuel tax.Board Chairman Jay Dunn floated the idea with members of the Transportation Committee, only to see it crash and burn almost immediately.Dunn said he has been in contact ... [Published Herald & Review - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Benedictine public health student receives award

Benedictine University Master of Public Health student Rebecca Carlstrom shows off her award as the " Illinois Public Health Association 's Student of the Year," a title she was honored with at the organization's annual Friends of Public Health Dinner ... [Published MySuburbanLife.com - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Walgreens: Tax dodger?

Walgreens is planning to become Swiss to avoid paying taxes:Walgreens:Tax dodger2 days ago, I wrote a short diary about possibly using Medicare's buying power to stop these tax evaders. Should have known that someone more knowledgable and thoughtful had ... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Democratic candidate for Illinois Treasurer needs on the job training

In January, state Sen. Michael Frerichs formally kicked off his campaign for Illinois state treasurer and posted a video online touting the fact the he'd ended "free, lifetime health care for state legislators."Actually, the legislator from Gifford, about ... [Published Crains ChicagoBusiness - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Kudos for pension opt out

To the Editor:What a breath of fresh air greeted readers with the headline, “ Legislators opt out of pensions .”Kudos to state Reps. David McSweeney and Barbara Wheeler. Thank you, David and Barbara, for doing what all elected officials should do if they ... [Published Northwest Herald - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Senate bill threatens increased water fees

ROCKTON — The Village of Rockton may have to raise water bill fees, if Gov. Pat Quinn signs into law a bill that would limit how much municipalities can charge when hooking up water lines to new development.During its regular meeting Tuesday, the village ... [Published Beloit Daily News - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Village to allow home-baking businesses

Deerfield residents will soon be able operate a home baking business without fear of prosecution or need of a license.The Village Board of Trustees unanimously approved a modified proposal for an ordinance allowing home baking businesses in Deerfield ... [Published Deerfield Review - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Rockford city leaders discuss idea to help local students with college tuition

ROCKFORD (WREX) - A promise to help with tuition for a promise to go to college in the community. It's a program Rockford city council is considering for area schoolchildren called the Lincoln Promise Zone.The hope is to aid local students so they'll ... [Published 13 WREX-TV - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Illinois Public Safety Act

Photo Courtesy of Illinois State Rifle Associationby Douglas EdwinAt the site of a recent fatal shooting in Chicago’s Morgan Park neighborhood Governor Pat Quinn put his support behind the .Senate Bill 3659, or The Illinois Public Safety Act, is a piece ... [Published Legal Record Corporation - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

New Laws in Illinois You Don't Want to Miss

On January 1, many new Illinois laws went into effect, including prohibiting cellphone use while driving and a speed limit increase on some Illinois highways. Since then, the spring session of the Illinois General Assembly brought another batch of new ... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 22 2014]

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..."It's puzzling. Many Jews seem to prefer heavy government intervention, and it's not a good thing," Gura said . "Jews often have the mistaken belief that the government is a beneficent force to always do goodgood and help people out."
"People have said to me," he told a WBBM-AM/780 interviewer, "'Wouldn't it just be a lot more efficient if we just had one financial officer?' And I've said yes, we could become very efficient, efficient like the city of Dixon, Illinois, who just had one chief financial officer and she was able, from this small little town, over several years to take something like $52 million away from them."
"There will now be standards that state-chartered credit unions can reference and rely upon with respect to the entire regulatory examination process" said Steve Olson, ICUL executive vice president/general counsel
"We need to take this opportunity to start down the path that the legislature has set forth, but also use every opportunity to expand that path to something that fits our community." -says City of Rockford Legal Director Patrick Hayes

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Local lawmakers to host tax seminar in Lisle [Published MySuburbanLife.com - 17 hours ago]
Meet the man who took down D.C.’s handgun ban [Published Examiner.com - 17 hours ago]
LEGISLATIVE I.G. HAS FINANCIAL TIES TO MADIGAN,... [Published HighBeam Research - 23 hours ago]
Motor fuel tax a nonstarter in Macon County [Published Herald & Review - Jul 28 2014]
The Daily Agenda for Monday, July 28 [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - Jul 28 2014]
Legislative I.G. has financial ties to Madigan,... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Jul 28 2014]
Benedictine public health student receives award [Published MySuburbanLife.com - Jul 27 2014]
Walgreens: Tax dodger? [Published Daily Kos - Jul 27 2014]
Democratic candidate for Illinois Treasurer nee... [Published Crains ChicagoBusiness - Jul 26 2014]
Intern program at treasurer’s office lacked con... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Jul 26 2014]
Kudos for pension opt out [Published Northwest Herald - Jul 26 2014]
Landmark exam parity bill gets Ill gov signature [Published CUNA News Now - Jul 25 2014]
Tour spotlights Decatur's past business grandeur [Published Herald & Review - Jul 24 2014]
Walgreens: The tax-dodger on the corner [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Jul 23 2014]
Senate bill threatens increased water fees [Published Beloit Daily News - Jul 23 2014]
Village to allow home-baking businesses [Published Deerfield Review - Jul 23 2014]
Rockford city leaders discuss idea to help loca... [Published 13 WREX-TV - Jul 23 2014]
Illinois Public Safety Act [Published Legal Record Corporation - Jul 23 2014]
Rauner speaks out against limits on ride-sharin... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 23 2014]
Council panel ratifies $80 million firefighters... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Jul 22 2014]
Benedictine student is Illinois Public Health A... [Published Bolingbrook Patch - Jul 22 2014]
Rauner speaks out against limits on ride-sharin... [Published Chicago Tribune - Jul 22 2014]
New Laws in Illinois You Don't Want to Miss [Published Huffington Post - Jul 22 2014]
Report: Positive and Troubling Trends of Child ... [Published Public News Service - Jul 22 2014]
Job training program for Illinois’ hardworking ... [Published Chicago Crusader - Jul 22 2014]
Home-rule push in Barrington raises questions [Published Chicago Daily Herald - Jul 21 2014]
Illinois Expands Fair-Hiring Law, Ensuring Priv... [Published Noodls - Jul 20 2014]
Corruption hits taxpayers hard [Published Herald & Review - Jul 20 2014]
New Lenox park district asking to maintain tax ... [Published The Herald News - Jul 20 2014]
Want to reduce violent crime in Chicago? Cut pr... [Published Crains ChicagoBusiness - Jul 19 2014]
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The Daily Agenda for Monday, July 28 [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - Jul 28 2014]
TODAY’S AGENDA is brought to you by: From GPU News (Milwaukee, WI), January 1989, page 44. On Sept 12, 1985, about fifteen agents from a drug-enforcement task force along with a contingent from the Chicago Police Department raided Carol’s Speakeasy ...
Statewide Charter School Movement Mobilizes Unp... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - May 31 2014]
CHICAGO, May 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the conclusion of the 2014 Illinois legislative session just minutes ago, the Illinois Network of Charter Schools (INCS) recognizes the leadership of those in the Illinois General Assembly who prioritized ...
Water Resources Development Act Looks Promising... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - May 22 2014]
Ben Chou, Water Policy Analyst, Washington, D.C. The U.S. Senate and House conference committee’s report on the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), or the Water Resources Reform Development Act (WRRDA) as it’s known this time around, has been ...
Illinois General Assembly Welcomes Cougars, Bea... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - May 20 2014]
Nick Magrisso, Policy Advocate, Midwest Program, Chicago Today, the Illinois House unanimously passed a bill to add mountain lions, gray wolves, and black bears to the Illinois Wildlife Code. This tremendous victory reflects broad bi-partisan support ...
Illinois Infrastructure: Getting Our Water Syst... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - May 09 2014]
Henry Henderson, Director, Midwest Program NRDC, Chicago, Illinois Water. In Illinois we have whipsawed back and forth between having too much of it and not enough in recent years. From a flooded and re-reversed Chicago River to the mighty Mississippi ...
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Illinois Click-Through Legislation Preempted by... [Published PR Newswire - Oct 29 2013]
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